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Purchasing Administrator

Published 21 August 2023
£20000 - £23000.00 per annum
Job Starts: 21st August 2023

Job Description

Job Opportunity: Purchasing Administrator

Location: Burton on Trent

Salary: 23,000

Company Overview:

Join a respected industry leader, providing top-quality metalworking and construction solutions. With a rich history, we offer a diverse range of products, unmatched expertise, and a commitment to customer satisfaction. Be a part of a legacy that shapes the built environment.

Job Overview:

An exciting opportunity awaits you to contribute to the smooth operations of the purchasing department's administrative functions. Play a pivotal role in upholding our commitment to excellence and precision.


- Deliver exceptional customer service through efficient handling of incoming calls.

- Maintain professionalism and promptness in email communication with internal teams and external suppliers.

- Ensure accurate and current records within the system, including order dates and details.

- Facilitate timely acknowledgement and processing of purchase orders for operational efficiency.

- Review and validate paperwork meticulously for accuracy and completeness.

- Manage calendar bookings and appointments effectively for optimised scheduling.

- Foster collaboration by seamless communication with suppliers and various departments.

- Organise and scan important documents to facilitate retrieval and record keeping.

- Initiate and process orders for consumables and uniforms to align with departmental needs.

- Play a vital role in meetings by attending and accurately recording minutes for transparent communication.


- Strong attention to detail to ensure precision in all tasks.

- Proficient computer literacy, including Microsoft Outlook and relevant software.

- Confident and effective communication skills for phone and email correspondence.

- Excellent organisational skills to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

- Preferred prior experience in a similar office role, showcasing familiarity with administrative processes.

We are passionate about connecting exceptional individuals with career-defining opportunities. If you possess organisational finesse, meticulous attention to detail, and a dedication to contributing to a thriving company, we encourage you to seize this opportunity. To express your interest, submit your resume and a detailed cover letter outlining your relevant experience.

*Note: We are committed to fostering diversity and equal opportunities. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.*

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